Abu Dhabi plans version of US TV show LA Law

Abu Dhabi plans version of US TV show LA Law - report
The original ‘LA Law’ series ran from 1986 to 1994.
The original ‘LA Law’ series ran from 1986 to 1994.

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Image Nation, Abu Dhabi’s film production arm, is working on a local adaption of popular American TV drama series ‘LA Law’, it was reported.

The regional version, which is currently in early production, will be called ‘Abu Dhabi Judicial’ and will be based on local Sharia laws, according to US movie trade magazine Variety.

The storyline and script is being worked on by American Emmy Award-winning scriptwriter William Finklestein, who worked as a writer and producer for the original LA Law series and also contributed to popular programmes such as ‘Law & Order’, ‘Murder One’ and ‘NYPD Blue’.

The original ‘LA Law’ series focused on the lives and work of the staff of a major Los Angeles law firm and ran from September 1986 to May 1994.

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